The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) released Report 2011-30-016. The title of TIGTA’s report is: “Progress has been made to re engineer the examination program, but additional improvements are needed to reduce taxpayer burden.” Click here to read the report.
TIGTA says some IRS auditors have failed to respond timely to written correspondence from taxpayers under audit. The IRS is aware of the problem and has taken steps to train its employees to communicate more clearly with these taxpayers.
M. Robinson & Co., P.C. attorneys typically keep open lines of communication with IRS auditors, even if it takes time to negotiate the tax issues. If you feel that you cannot communicate effectively with an agency, you may need to hire an attorney who will know how to reach the individuals in charge.